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1. untruth

noun. ['ənˈtruːθ'] a false statement.

Synonyms

  • statement
  • dodging
  • scheme
  • deception
  • contradiction
  • deceit
  • contradiction in terms
  • dodge
  • lie
  • falsehood
  • misrepresentation
  • prevarication
  • fable
  • fabrication
  • falsity

Antonyms

  • falsehood
  • overstatement
  • con
  • pro

Etymology

  • truth (English)
  • un- (English)
  • on- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Untruth

  • wermuth
  • vermouth
  • uncouth
  • duluth
  • sleuth
  • pluth
  • meuth
  • kluth
  • gluth
  • fruth
  • bluth
  • youth
  • tooth
  • schuth
  • rueth
  • puth
  • muth
  • luth
  • lueth
  • knuth
  • huth
  • guth
  • buth
  • booth

Sentences with untruth


1. Adjective
Defamation occurs when a former employer tells an untruth about you that damages your reputation.

Quotes about untruth


1. Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day:- I shall not fear anyone on Earth. - I shall fear only God. - I shall not bear ill will toward anyone. - I shall not submit to injustice from anyone. - I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. Being in a minority, even in a minority of one, did not make you mad. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.
- George Orwell, 1984

3. To recognize untruth as a condition of life--that certainly means resisting accustomed value feelings in a dangerous way; and a philosophy that risks this would by that token alone place itself beyond good and evil.
- Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

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